PROJECT MANAGEMENT

CSE5PM

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject provides necessary skills and techniques to manage large-scale information technology projects, with strong focus on the analytical side of project management, referring to scheduling, cost, and resource management, as well as the 'people' and client management issues that must be dealt with in order to ensure successful projects. Students learn to design Information Technology projects covering network management or software development or data science for efficiency, portability and re-use, as well as to take advantage of different standards and system utilities, data and information management techniques.

SchoolEngineering and Mathematical Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorRajalakshmi Rajasekaran

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites CSE5NEF or CSE5NSF, or must be admitted in one of the courses SGCS or SMCSC or SMDS or SMIT or SMICT or SMITCN or SMITB or SMINCT or SMICTB

Co-requisites CSE5INE, CSE4WNE enrolled (or completed) for SMITCN and SMICT students; CSE5BDC enrolled (or completed) for SMDS students; CSE5SDM enrolled (or completed) for all other students

Incompatible subjectsCSE5ITP OR CSE5PRB OR CSE5PRA

Equivalent subjectsCYB5PM

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Information Technology Project Management

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorSchwalbe, Kathy

Year2019

Edition/Volume7E

PublisherCengage

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Top-Down Network Design

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorPriscilla Oppenheimer

Year2010

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherCisco Press

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Industry Project Guidelines

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorTorabi, T

YearN/A

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PublisherLMS

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Software Engineering

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorSommerville I

Year2016

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PublisherPearson

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Career Ready

Career-focusedYes

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Critique and apply principles of project management from various stakeholder viewpoints
02. Conduct effective and collaborative project team meetings through application of team dynamics knowledge.
03. Create a project management framework for application to Computer Science & Information Technology projects.
04. Critically analyse the security aspects of project development and embed risk mitigation in project management processes.
05. Formulate comprehensive strategies based on best practice, for modelling, capturing and storing design information in technology projects.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRajalakshmi Rajasekaran

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
Two 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShopWeek: 11 - 22
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
Workshop start from Week 2

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

2 project management reports based on a hypothetical project. (1250 words per report)The students are assessed as if they were in charge of the real project using principles described in lectures and workshops. Individual assessment ratio is 80(individual):20(team) split to recognise the team objectives and individual contributions.

N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

2 group progress reflections. (500 words per student x 2 reports)This peer review exercise mirrors the industry practice of continual progress reviews. Assessment equally split between individual and group contributions.

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO2

End-of-semester management presentation applied to future project (5 minutes per student)Group assessment

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1, SILO4, SILO5

One hour end-of-semester examinationHurdle requirement: To pass the subject, a pass in the examination is mandatory.

N/AN/AN/AYes20 SILO1, SILO4, SILO5

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRajalakshmi Rajasekaran

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 32 - 43
Two 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 33 - 43
Two 1.00 h lecture/workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 33 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
Workshop start from Week 2

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

2 project management reports based on a hypothetical project. (1250 words per report)The students are assessed as if they were in charge of the real project using principles described in lectures and workshops. Individual assessment ratio is 80(individual):20(team) split to recognise the team objectives and individual contributions.

N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

2 group progress reflections. (500 words per student x 2 reports)This peer review exercise mirrors the industry practice of continual progress reviews. Assessment equally split between individual and group contributions.

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO2

End-of-semester management presentation applied to future project (5 minutes per student)Group assessment

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1, SILO4, SILO5

One hour end-of-semester examinationHurdle requirement: To pass the subject, a pass in the examination is mandatory.

N/AN/AN/AYes20 SILO1, SILO4, SILO5